[Partially Printed Document]: Certificate of Medical Examination of Slaves (for Service in the Confederacy during the Civil War)

Macon, Mississippi: 1865.

Price: $3,400.00

Unbound. Partially printed document completed in manuscript. Measuring 7½" x 8½". Old folds, else very near fine. Issued by the District of Mississippi's Medical Board for the Examination of Conscripts, completed during the waning days of the Confederacy at Macon, Moxubee County, Mississippi. Macon served as the capitol of Mississippi from 1863 until the end of the War.

The document certifies that the slave Tom, aged 39, owned by the estate of Joseph May in Noxubee County, was capable of performing field work and was "sound in mind and body except a bad set of teeth." It is Signed by the attending surgeons and physician of the 3rd District of Mississippi: A.A. Rowland, J.R. Sims, and D. McDonell.

Apparently unrecorded. Not in *Parrish & Willingham, Crandall, Owen,* or *OCLC.*.


Item #440260

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[Partially Printed Document]: Certificate of Medical Examination of Slaves (for Service in the Confederacy during the Civil War)